The public finance of higher education; statewide governance in higher education; access and completion in higher education; accountability in higher education
Joni Finney breaks down state and federal funding, college tuition structure, and financial aid options to devise better ways of making higher education realistic for more students. She continues to develop state-by-state comparisons of college affordability through her center, the Institute for Research on Higher Education. Finney also studies how high school standards prepare students for the rigor of college courses and how students progress through higher education through the baccalaureate degree.
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas speaks to the EdSurge On Air podcast about shifts in the depiction of diverse characters in children's literature throughout the twentieth century and the progress that still needs to be made.